There are pros and cons to exploring Croatia’s beautiful coastline in the shoulder season: here’s one traveller’s advice on making the most of it.
I’m a freelance writer living in Cape Town. I consult to local companies in the tourism industry, but every now and again I convince myself to take a self-indulgent trip – six months backpacking around the US; a 10 day unplanned cycle around Zanzibar; lengthy solo rail journeys spanning dozens of European countries; a long disjointed meander through France, Spain and Portugal – and I return home to attempt to translate these experiences into words, mainly as a way to stay motivated as I fantasise about the next big adventure.Follow @thomotravels
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Heading to Europe? Then take to the roads in the cheapest way possible – with a European bike share scheme. They’re convenient, affordable and a great way to get to know a city.
European rail pass reservation fees can be pricey and hard to fathom. Is it still even worth getting a rail pass to begin with? Here’s everything you need about reservation fees and why a rail pass is still a great option for spontaneous European travel.
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There are many ways to see Spain. But opting for the train is not only fast, cost-effective and convenient, it also exposes you to some of the country’s most dramatic scenery.
The best way to explore Europe is by train, and a Eurail pass offers great value and flexibility. Here’s how to pick the right one for your next big trip.